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Getting your bees ready for winter – tips on winterizing your hive

It’s mid-October and we’ve already had our first trace of snow up in the very northern part of our home state of Minnesota. While there is likely still plenty of fall left, for those of us who live in the

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How to harvest honey

It’s almost that time of year, when all your hard work and care that has gone into raising your bees pays off in a sweet way, and you’re able to harvest some of the honey they’ve produced. Honey is pretty

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FREE Little Giant Guide to Beekeeping & Honey

Little Giant Guide to Beekeeping & Honey Booklet

It’s no secret that we love bees and beekeepers here at Miller Manufacturing. We have an entire line of products dedicated to supporting beekeepers and their honey bees. We recently created a great little booklet called A Guide to Beekeeping

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Creating a Bee-Friendly Garden

Before you plan your garden this year, brush up on the plight of the honeybee via this great TED Talk by Dr. Marla Spivak of the University of Minnesota. As Dr. Spivak says at the end of the talk, even

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Why a Langstroth hive?

Miller Manufacturing has centralized their line of Little Giant® beekeeping supplies around the Langstroth honeybee hive design. While there other designs for hives in the market, from top bar to native pollinator bee houses, the decision to focus the Little

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